Update: A Chattooga County Public Works crew has arrived with machinery to remove the tree from Marble Springs Road. The fire has been contained and firemen are making sure near by structures are protected.
Georgia Power Inc., reports that about 10 customers are affected by the outage in that area. They are estimating it will be 10:15 p.m. before power is restored.
Marble Springs Road in Summerville is closed due to a fire and toppled power lines.
Due to high winds, a tree fell across the road bringing down power lines. A fire started and it has not been contained as of 7:10 p.m.
Fire units can’t get to the fire because of the active lines. Georgia Power and Georgia Forestry have been called.